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  1. ITVS Funded Filmmakers Oscar Nominations for Short Documentary

    February 3, 2010

    The Oscar buzz is in the air! Yesterday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their 2010 nominees, which included the ITVS film The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers for Best Documentary Feature. Also, Independent Lens host Maggie Gyllenhaal received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress for

  2. Oscar Noms for The Most Dangerous Man in America; Indie Lens Host Maggie Gyllenhaal

    February 2, 2010

    This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officially announced that The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. This marks the 11th Academy Award nomination for ITVS. In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a leading Vietnam War strategist, concludes

  3. The Oath Honored at the Sundance Film Festival

    February 1, 2010

    The Sundance Film Festival, held annually in Park City, Utah, is one of the largest and most prominent festivals for independent filmmakers. Thirty-four films were awarded prizes in 29 categories, honoring both veteran and first-time filmmakers from around the world. Taking home the Excellence in Cinematography Award for U.S. Documentary was The

  4. And the 2010 duPont-Columbia University Awards go to…

    January 22, 2010

    Last night, the 2010 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards were presented. Among the winners of this prestigious broadcast journalism award was the ITVS film The Judge and the General, by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco, which aired on P.O.V. on PBS. The Judge and the General reveals the transformation of Judge Juan Guzmán in Chile as

  5. GARBAGE DREAMS, Ellsberg Doc Make Oscar Short List

    November 23, 2009

    The Oscar buzz is in the air! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced 15 films in the Documentary Feature category that will advance in the voting process for the 82nd Academy Awards. Eighty-nine pictures had originally qualified in the category. Among those on the short list include GARBAGE DREAMS, airing on this season of